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English

We want you to be heard and understood. Bentley’s English degree helps students find their voice and share it with the world.

As an English major, you’ll study literary methods and philosophies from around the globe. And you’ll create literary pieces too.

Coursework is designed to guide you through the creative process for your preferred genre, from poetry to screenwriting. Communication skills are a key factor in career advancement, whether you work in a creative field or not. Every English major must complement their program with foundational business studies, leading either toward a minor or a second major in Business Studies. This ensures you leave Bentley with broad business skills, in addition to technical proficiency in the written arts.

Bentley by the Numbers

$59K

Median Starting Salary

Bentley Institutional Research

99%

Job Placement Rate

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92%

Complete at Least One Internship

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Annual book party celebrates faculty authors

Each year, Bentley gathers to celebrate the work of its faculty authors, and 2019 was no exception. This year’s collection of publications included works in Management, Economics, Computer Information Systems, Global Studies, Sociology, Philosophy, English and Media Studies, and more.

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Getting on the path to career success

As a high schooler, Stephanie Hall ’17 wasn’t sure what she wanted to study in college. One day it’d be education, another day accounting. When her mother told her she was good at arguing, she considered law. As far as college, she knew she wanted a place that had an educational plan that offered both structure and flexibility. So when she visited Bentley and learned how its Liberal Studies Major (LSM) gave students the chance to add arts and sciences to a business degree, she was hooked.

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Connect with Bentley English faculty

Explore our English degree

Rankings and Distinctions

#3

Best Colleges and Regional Universities, North

U.S. News & World Report

#1

Career Services and Internship Opportunities

Princeton Review

#4

Best Colleges for Business Majors

Money Magazine

Your path to success starts here